Hartlepool United line-up v Maidenhead United – captain Ryan Donaldson returns and Gime Toure back in starting line-up

Gime Toure has returned to the Hartlepool United starting line-up for the visit to Maidenhead United as one of three changes.

Saturday, 10th August 2019, 10:46 am
Updated Saturday, 10th August 2019, 2:31 pm
Gime Toure is back in the starting line-up (photo: Mark Fletcher)

Toure is still the only player to find the net for Pools so far this season and comes back into the side in place of Luke James, who has remained in the north east due to the expected birth of his child.

Skipper Ryan Donaldson also comes into the squad for the first time this season as he starts for Jason Kennedy. The 28-year-old has missed all of pre-season and the opening two games of the National League season due to a calf injury.

Romoney Crichlow-Noble isn’t involved due to personal reasons – Mark Kitching comes in for him at left-back.

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Pools XI: Killip; Kioso, Kerr, Raynes, Kitching; Mafuta, Featherstone, Noble; Donaldson, Kabamba, Toure

Subs: Cunningham, Kennedy, Holohan, Williams, Muir